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[audio]Early American Music
From a program first broadcast on November 30, 1972, Charles Amirkhanian presents a program of early American music, many taken from old, rare 78 rpm recordings. The program begins with Henry Hadley’s “Piano Quintet, Op. 50” followed by six versions of Thurlow Lieurance’s “By the Waters of Minnetonka: An Indian Love Song,” followed by several selections of music by John Knowles Paine. While there is a distinctive Native American melody at the heart of Lieurance’s song, most of the ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Classical Music
Downloads: 1,075
[audio]Early Improvisations with Pauline Oliveros, Loren Rush, Terry Riley, and Others
A series of improvisations, recorded around 1957, and featuring Pauline Oliveros, Loren Rush, Terry Riley, Laurel Johnson, Robert Erickson, and Bill Butler. The instrumentation for these five pieces is varied and unspecified, but seems to include piano, percussion, flute, and a trumpet, or some other brass instrument. The first improvisation is used as accompaniment for a lengthy monologue. These early experiments with aleatoric and improvisatory music serves as a valuable historical record chro...
Keywords: Music; New Music; Improvisation; Monologues with music
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[audio]Edward Abbey Reading at the Telluride Ideas Festival, 1986
Author, essayist, and environmentalist, Edward Abbey gives a talk and reads from his essays and books during an appearance at the Telluride Ideas Festival on August 17, 1986. Abbey is perhaps best known for his radical stance on public land policy and supposed support for eco-terrorism. A true iconoclast, Abbey has been condemned and praised by mainstream environmentalists and conservative Western ranchers alike...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Literature; Literature; Current Events; Spoken Word; Telluride; Edward Abbey
Downloads: 1,395 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Edwin Flath Organ Concert
A concert presented in November of 1974 at the Calvary Church in San Francisco featuring organist Edwin Flath. Works heard include “Poeme Heroique,” for organ and brass ensemble by Marcel Dupré, “Prologue to Everyman for organ and cello by Ernst Bacon, “Canzona,” for organ and oboe by Henk Badings, “Parapraise,” for organ, reeds, brass, percussion, and hand bells by Donald Aird, “Partita,” for organ and English horn by Jan Koetsier, “Ekagrata,” for organ, percussion, and t...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Edwin Flath; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 379
[audio]El Greco Phantasie by Gladys Nordenstrom
A recording of the 1966 premiere of Gladys Nordenstrom‘s “El Greco Phantasie,” performed in Mannheim, Germany by the Rheinisches Kammerorchester Köln, under the direction of Thomas Baldner. An American composer, singer, and musician, Nordenstrom studied composition with Ernst Krenek, whom she later married. Although the two enjoyed a long and happy life together and occasionally collaborated on vocal scores, the majority of their compositions are very distinct, with Nordenstrom favoring t...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Gladys Nordenstrom
Downloads: 146
[audio]Elder Statesmen of American Music: Ernst Bacon, Otto Luening, Leo Ornstein, Dane Rudhyar, Nicholas Slonimsky, and Virgil Thomson - Charles Amirkhanian
This program of Elder Statesmen of America include Ernst Bacon, Otto Luening, Leo Ornstein, Dane Rudhyar, Nicholas Slonimsky, Virgil Thomson. Each of these octogenarian began their careers when no recognizable "American" classical music existed. Each of them (as of 1981) still were actively working on their craft. All have, in their individual ways, advanced the cause of modern American music. Producer Charles Amirkhanian traveled the country to collect materials for audio portraits of these "El...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Documentary; Avantgarde
Downloads: 473
[audio]Electric Richard Maxfield
On June 27, 1969, Richard Maxfield, 42, jumped out of a window of the Figueroa Hotel in Los Angeles, ending his tragically short life during which he became known as one of the earliest and foremost electronic music composers. Maxfield studied at U. C. Berkeley, performed concerts widely, and taught at the New School in New York City and then at the San Francisco State University in the late 1960s...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Richard Maxfield
Downloads: 891
[audio]Electro-Acoustic Works by Ricardo Dal Farra and Arturo Gervasoni
Two electronic works by Ricardo Dal Farra and two electro-acoustic by Dal Farra and guitarist Arturo Gervasoni. In the words of the composer, taken from some accompanying notes written around 1989: Karma “We can find in ‘Karma’ sounds with more than 100 seconds of duration that slowly change timbre, that seems to come from several points in space, that have unstable pitch. These coexist with other very short sounds that appear in groups of hundreds multiplying the density of attacks, and t...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic music; Computer music
Downloads: 193
[audio]Elegant Journey by Robert Moran
A performance, most likely by the San Francisco Conservatory New Music Ensemble, of Robert Moran’s “Elegant Journey with Stopping Points of Interest.” An aleatoric piece scored for percussion ensemble, or, as is heard here, a chamber orchestra, “Elegant Journey” was composed in the mid-1960s, and featured one of Moran’s first experiments with a fully graphic score. As such it provided a challenge for the performers and listeners, who may have been unaccustomed to dealing with the com...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Aleatory Music
Downloads: 114
[audio]Elizabeth (Libby) Larsen, Speaking Of Music at the Exploratorium in 1986 - Elizabeth Larsen
Composer Libby Larsen interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, November 13, 1986. The composer and co-founder of the American Composers Forum is lively and candid in this late-eighties period piece in front of a live audience. Questioned by Charles Amirkhanian and members of the audience, Larsen talks about many things including her background (entering music school with a deep background in "stride boogie, Gregorian chant, and the Mick...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 366
[audio]Ellen Fullman & Kronos Quartet Perform at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Ellen Fullman
Ellen Fullman performs Stratified Bands: Last Kind Words (2001-02) with the Kronos Quartet in 2002 at The Other Minds Music Festival 8 at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco California. This premiere and performance made possible by a grant from the San Francisco Arts Commission. Songs in Last Kind Words as were performed in order include: Changing Perspective; Drifting Areas: the Mississippi River, Never gets out of me, If I get killed #1, When you see me comin', And if I don't bring you flo...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,108
[audio]Elliott Carter: A Life In Music, a documentary (1983) - Elliott Carter
This program provides an overview of Carter's compositions from 1942 to 1978. It includes excerpts from several of his compositions including the Symphony No. 1 (1942), Piano Sonata (1945-6), Cello Sonata (1948) and Double Concerto for Harpsichord and Piano (1961). Importantly, the program includes recordings of complete performances of the Sonata for Flute, Oboe, Cello and Harpsichord (1952) with informative analysis by David Schiff (Carter's biographer)...
Keywords: Documentary; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 2,722 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Elwood's Archives: Special On Louis Armstrong
Phil Elwood presents a retrospective program dedicated to the music of Louis Armstrong a week after the great musician’s death. The first half of the program is dedicated to Armstrong’s early career in New Orleans during the 1920’s. In the second half of the program, Elwood focuses on recordings that Armstrong made in the 1930s when he had become popular outside of the strictly jazz, mostly African American community and had begun to perform more popular types of songs, including show tune...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Jazz; Louis Armstrong; Phil Elwood
Downloads: 2,225
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: Favorite Things performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen performs the U.S. premiere of her Songs cycle at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Errollyn Wallen, Songs Favorite Things (piano solo) Errollyn Wallen, voice & piano The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten. On Favorite Things: "More light, more light..." (Bonnard) is the inscription I placed at the head of this piece as it encapsulates the spirit of my intention here - to observe s...
Keywords: Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 316
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: Guru performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen performs the U.S. premiere of her Songs cycle at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten. Errollyn Wallen, Songs Guru Errollyn Wallen, voice & piano On Songs: Errollyn Wallen's first attempt at songwriting bubbled up subconsciously in one hour into What's Up Doc?, full of absurd lyrics which dissolve toward a social pathos of contemporary lonelines...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Avantgarde
Downloads: 276
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: Magritte Man performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen performs the U.S. premiere of her Songs cycle at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten. Errollyn Wallen, Songs Magritte Man Errollyn Wallen, voice & piano On Songs: Errollyn Wallen's first attempt at songwriting bubbled up subconsciously in one hour into What's Up Doc?, full of absurd lyrics which dissolve toward a social pathos of contemporary l...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 164
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: Rapture performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Ellen Ruth Rose and Michael Seth Orland perform the U.S. premiere of Errollyn Wallen's composition Rapture (1998) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Errollyn Wallen: Rapture (1998) Ellen Ruth rose, viola Michael Seth Orland, piano On Rapture: I was commissioned to write this piece by Malcolm Allison and the Cockermouth Music Society. It was premiered by Malcolm Allison and pianist Tim Lissimore in December 1998 and recorded by BBC Television for bro...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 395
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: The Lighthouse performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen performs the U.S. premiere of her Songs cycle at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten. Errollyn Wallen, Songs The Lighthouse Errollyn Wallen, voice & piano On Songs: Errollyn Wallen's first attempt at songwriting bubbled up subconsciously in one hour into What's Up Doc?, full of absurd lyrics which dissolve toward a social pathos of contemporary...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 228
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: What Shall I Sing? performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen performs the U.S. premiere of her Songs cycle at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten. Errollyn Wallen, Songs What Shall I Sing? Errollyn Wallen, voice & piano On Songs: Errollyn Wallen's first attempt at songwriting bubbled up subconsciously in one hour into What's Up Doc?, full of absurd lyrics which dissolve toward a social pathos of contempo...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 209
[audio]Errollyn Wallen: What's Up Doc? performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Errollyn Wallen
Errollyn Wallen performs the U.S. premiere of her Songs cycle at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of Jeanne & Howard Baumgarten. Errollyn Wallen, Songs What's Up Doc? Errollyn Wallen, voice & piano On Songs: Errollyn Wallen's first attempt at songwriting bubbled up subconsciously in one hour into What's Up Doc?, full of absurd lyrics which dissolve toward a social pathos of contemporary...
Keywords: Music; Art songs; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 269
[audio]Essay ueber George Antheil
Essay on George Antheil, by Hans Heinsheimer, (in German).
Keywords: Lecture; Panel Discussion; Poetry; 20th Century Classical; Motion Picture Music; George Antheil
Downloads: 202
[audio]Evening Concert: A Concert by the New Music Ensemble
Under the leadership of director John Adams, the New Music Ensemble has provided Bay Area audiences with one of the most significant outlets for the presentation of important new pieces by younger composers. In December 1978, Adams and his assistant Dwanye Smith led the all-student ensemble in four substantial and satisfying new works, beautifully played and well-balanced programmatically. These included "...And the Darkest Hour is Just Before Dawn" by Berkeley composer Daniel Schmidt, "Skin Son...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; New Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music Ensemble
Downloads: 229
[audio]Evening Concert: A Piano Recital by Robin Rubenstein
After a brief introductory conversation with Charles Amirkhanian, we hear a number of live and recorded performances by pianist Robin Rubenstein.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Evening Concert series; Music; 20th Century Classical; Classical Music; Robin Rubenstein
Downloads: 196
[audio]Evening Concert: Music from the Sky, Part II
On September 17, 1979, at Mills College in Oakland, California, Bulgarian conceptual artist, Alzek Misheff presented his spectacle, “Music from the Sky, Part II”, from a balloon high flying above the audience, with loudspeakers blaring computer derived sounds, based on a graphic score using slides of outer space. The slides themselves were projected onto a screen halfway between the earth and the balloon...
Keywords: KPFK-FM; Evening Concert; Modern Art; Inter-Media; Visual Arts; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Alzek Misheff
Downloads: 153
[audio]Evenings on the Roof with Peter Yates: Harry Partch Series #3 - Harry Partch, Peter Yates
Evenings on the Roof with Peter Yates, Harry Partch Series #3 includes interviews and a complete performance of "The Bewitched", a dance satire. The performance of "The Bewitched" is a recording from University of Illinois directed by John Garvey.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 647
[audio]Evenings on the Roof with Peter Yates: Harry Partch Series #4 - Harry Partch, Peter Yates
Evenings on the Roof with Peter Yates, Harry Partch Series #4 includes interviews and music. Harry Partch introduces himself, his 43-tone scale, and demonstrates his instruments. Music selections played and sung by Partch, from Gate 5 Records: [9:09] wordless piece marked "steady in an ancient phrygian scale" [10:27] wordless piece marked "steady in a Greek enharmonic scale" [12:20] "The Rose" [13:58] "The Crane" based on a text by Lao Tze [15:35] "The Wind" [17:13] "The Waterfall" [18:17] "The ...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
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[audio]Evenings on the Roof: Harry Partch Series No. 2
From a program recorded in 1965, Peter Yates plays Harry Partch's "Revelation in the Courthouse Park" a piece of musical theater based on The Bacchae by Euripides.
Keywords: KPFK-FM; Evenings on the Roof; Music; Music Theatre; Microtonal Music; Harry Partch
Downloads: 231
[audio]Evenings on the Roof: Harry Partch Series No. 5
From a program originally recorded in 1965 and first broadcast on KPFA on Sept. 6, 1966, Peter Yates introduces several pieces by the avant-garde, American, composer, Harry Partch. Partch is perhaps best known for his compositions utilizing a 43 note scale and performed on his collection of hand made instruments. Many of his works were also theatrical in nature, calling for dancers or actors as well as musicians...
Keywords: KPFK-FM; Evenings on the Roof; Music; Music Theatre; Microtonal Music; Harry Partch
Downloads: 161
[audio]Evenings on the Roof: Harry Partch Series No. 6
From a program recorded in 1965, Peter Yates introduces Harry Partch's “Oedipus”. This is a classic example of Partch's speech-music form of musical drama and dance. Part eccentric and part genius, Harry Partch was famous for his 43-note microtonal scale, typically played on instruments of his own design. Partch often incorporated dance or theatrics in his compositions, with this work “King Oedipus” being based on both the original play by Sophocles as well as additonal texts by William ...
Keywords: KPFK-FM; Evenings on the Roof; Music; Music Theatre; Microtonal Music; Harry Partch
Downloads: 221
[audio]Evenings on the Roof: Harry Partch, Series No. 1
The first in a series of programs produced by Peter Yates, highlighting the works of Harry Partch. This program begins with an excerpt from one of Partch's pieces followed by a 1960 interview of Partch by Peter Yates in which he discusses his career.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Microtonal Music; Unconventional Instruments; Harry Partch
Downloads: 937
[audio]Excuse Me, But Are There Any Protozoa In This Pond? by Peg Ahrens
This is a live, feedback piece, performed by Maggi Payne, Robin Kirck and composer Peg Ahrens and is mixed by Rich Gold. Originally recorded at Mills College on April 27, 1974, the work consists of audio feedback, most likely resulting from five microphones placed or moved in front of a number of speakers, that was then controlled and mixed by an audio engineer. At times sounding like an amplified glass harmonica and at other times like a subdued Hendrix guitar solo, this piece is really a quite...
Keywords: Electronic Music; Electro-Acoustic; Peg Ahrens; KPFA-FM
Downloads: 152
[audio]Exhibition Music by Douglas Leedy
Douglas Leedy is a composer, born in 1938, who spent several years in the Bay Area at the University of California. He wrote his Exhibition Music as background music for a party given in June of 1965. The occasion was a reception for delegates to the United Nations, held at the home of Drs. John H. and Lucile W. Green in El Cerrito, CA. It was the composer's intention to provide music of the sort needed to fill the sudden awkward silences which occasionally obtrude in such a social event...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Soundscapes; 20th Century Classical; Douglas Leedy
Downloads: 351
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